We are Scotland’s National Outdoor Training Centre located in the heart of Cairngorms National Park. Learn, develop or qualify in an adventure sport of your choice. Our goal is to inspire adventure by teaching beginners, coaching intermediate/advanced and delivering training and assessment courses for leaders and instructors.
Our role is as a national resource to the outdoor industry and community. Whether you are an individual, company, freelancer or official body, we are here for you.
Unless stated, our UK residential courses are fully inclusive of instruction, accommodation the night before your course commences, full board and accommodation during the course, course transport & equipment.
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Glenmore Lodge encourages our visitors to walk, cycle and use public transport where possible, as part of a healthy lifestyle and sustainable good practice.
People often enquire about lift sharing to the Lodge. The best way to arrange this would be to post on our Travel Forum.
Glenmore Lodge is 0.75 of a mile from Glenmore Village, 8 miles from Aviemore, 2.5 hours North from Glasgow or Edinburgh and 0.5 hours South from Inverness.
Below are details of a number of different ways to get to the area. If you need any more information we would recommend the Transport Direct website.
The closest railway station is in Aviemore. This is on the mainline from Edinburgh/Glasgow to Inverness. For those travelling through London Scotrail offer a sleeper service to Aviemore. For further information visit National Rail enquiries.
Aviemore is well serviced by National Express, Citylink & Megabus.
Aviemore is just off the A9, 90 miles north of Perth & 30 miles south of Inverness. From the south take the first exit signposted Aviemore, this is the second exit if coming from the north. On arriving in Aviemore turn right at the first roundabout, following signs for Cairngorm Mountain. After 7 miles you arrive at Glenmore village, take the main left turn by the signpost for Glenmore Lodge, passing the Reindeer Centre. We are 0.75 mile along this road. PLEASE IGNORE YOUR SAT NAV – THE POSTCODE WILL TAKE YOU TO THE WRONG LOCATION!
The nearest airport is just outside Inverness, 45 miles from Glenmore Lodge . The airport website gives details of flights into Inverness. To reach us you will then have to get a bus or taxi into Inverness then either a bus or train to Aviemore.